29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  22​h 45​min
Jabiru
— 4 nights
+4
bus + foot + bus + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 30​min
Leura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

4
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Maguk Gorge and Cahills Crossing. Get some cultural insight at Ubirr and Warradjan Cultural Centre. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, and explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru road trip app .

Mumbai, India to Jabiru is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Jabiru. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Jabiru

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

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Kakadu National Park
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Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

4
days
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. Family-friendly places like Safaris and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas will thrill your kids. Step out of Port Douglas with an excursion to Daintree National Park in Cape Tribulation--about 1h 55 min away. There's more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas and look for gifts at Coffee Works.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip planner .

Getting from Jabiru to Port Douglas by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

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Daintree National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

4
days
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Trail Bike Adventures. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Shaolin Junk Cruises, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and look for gifts at Luminous Lights.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
day
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 11th (Wed), stroll through Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder website .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Cairns in July, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are much colder (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

4
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Degraves Street, look for gifts at The Australian Natural Soap, get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Leura.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Parks, #Museums

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St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

1
day
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stop by The Nook, then stop by The Candy Store Leura, and then look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Leura trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Leura takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Leura: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

#Shopping, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Rick Rutherford's Country, Victory Theatre Antique Centre
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The Nook ©
The Nook
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Rick Rutherford's Country ©
Rick Rutherford's Country

6
days
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Aesop. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Shelly Beach in Manly--about 36 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney visit planner.

You can drive from Leura to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Leura in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Shopping

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Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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